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We had a great year in 2012 and are passing on our thanks with special low pricing on all books at my website!

Also, visit to see what we’ve been doing with some other talented authors.

We have four events in the next five weeks! Email me at to find out about these four and more!


PS Check out to find out what else we’ve been doing. And to read about some Great New Authors we have published!
…and two more that will be published by Christmas. (My books and their books will make great presents)

We’re looking forward to returning to two events in October 2012, that we have participated in before.
eMail me at to find out more about these and other events planned for the remainder of 2012.

Check out to find out what else we’ve been doing.
And to read about some Great New Authors we have had the pleasure to publish!

I know I’ve been quiet for a while, but much has been going on.

I have been working with some authors through A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing, so be sure to visit to see some other books Sal & I have been publishing!

However, some of my “works in progress” are still progressing well, so keep checking in for notice of new books on the horizon. 🙂

There are four events in November, 2010.

On November 6th we participated in the annual Craft Fair at St Elizabeth Seton Church in Bedford, NH, for our seventh consecutive year.

Tomorrow, November 13th, we participate at the 29th Annual Holiday Fair at the Thornton’s Ferry School in Merrimack, NH.

On November 18th I am guest speaker at the Bedford Women’s Club.

And on November 20th, we participate at the 33rd Annual Yuletide Fair at the Co-operative Middle School in Stratham, NH.

In December we close out the year with four events, bringing the total to 28 events in a 26 week period!

We start out the month on December 4th, by walking with the staff and volunteers of the Manchester Animal Shelter in the Annual Manchester, NH Christmas Parade.

On December 10th, at 7:00 PM, we have our 2nd event of the season at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Manchester, NH.

On December 11th, we participate at the Manchester, New Hampshire Policemen’s Wives Association 2010 Craft Fair at Our Lady of the Cedars Church, Manchester, NH.

Then on December 18th, @ 1:00 PM, we end our incredible year with our 3rd event of the season at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Salem, NH.

Thanks to all of you for your support in making this our best year ever!

The Barnes & Noble, Manchester, NH event scheduled for Friday, November 12, 1020 has been changed to December 10, 2010 at 7:00 PM. This will be our 2nd event at this B&N since October. Get your Christmas book gift list ready and come on down!

If that event isn’t close enough to the holiday season for you, come to the Barnes & Noble, Salem, NH for our event on December 18, 2010 at 1:00 PM. This will be our 3rd event at this B&N since September!

The last three events of 2010 are:
B&N, Manchester, NH, 12/10, 2010 at 7:00 PM
Manchester Policemen’s Wives Association, 12/11/2010 at 9:00 AM @ Our Lady of the Cedars Church
B&N, Salem, NH 12/18/2010 at 1:00 PM

See you there!

This time of year we have a big push to have many small get-togethers, so we can share gifts with all our dear friends and loved ones who we may not see on Christmas day.

Last night began the mini Christmas parties with our dear friends Carol and Don, and our three year old Godchild, Beth Alice.

We shared wonderful conversation, taking away from all the unpleasant things we each experienced during the day (I won’t get into each of our woes). We then all enjoyed a fine Mexican cuisine at Amigos Mexican Cantina, just off the circle in Milford, NH. (Only rivaled by their new location in Merrimack, NH.

After which we exchanged our Christmas gifts, and opened them, since we would not be together on Christmas. It was truly a wonderful evening with a small group (three) of friends and loved ones. And has set the bar for many more similar evenings ove the next two weeks.

I hope all your holiday happenings are as fine as ours started. My wish to each and every one of you is that you find the inner happiness you seek and share it with as many people as you can for the rest of this year.

Here’s our three year old Goddaughter, Beth Alice


This event, sponsored by the Manchester Policemen’s Wives Scholarship Board, raised funds from rentals, raffles and food sales that will be utilized for post High School education scholarships for the sons and daughters of Manchester, NH Police Officers.

Everyone who participated in this event, the volunteers, artists & craftsmen, and all of the friends, families and community members who came out to shop, deserves a warm and sincere thanks for a wonderful showing! Many thanks to Susan and Steve, David, Don, Diane, Jeanne, Nicole, Fran, Nancy, Deborah, Sandra (who brought many friends to our table), and the many others who purchased LaRosa Chronicles books for themselves and as gifts!

Our  special thanks to Cynthia for her coordination of this bodacious event.

This certainly was a fabulous way to end our best year ever. We saw some old friends, made many new friends, and truly enjoyed the day.

We plan to utilize our time enjoying friends and family during the holiday season. And continuing to prepare Summer And August  for release in May 2010.

I’ll end today with just a couple of special pictures from yesterday’s event.

Here are new friends and readers Susan and Steve Englert (12/12/09) They were across from our table representing Sandpiper Artisans. Susan makes beautiful handcrafted cards and other graphic design and photographic works.
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Here is Sal with Bill Lorden (12/12/09) Bill is a very good friend we met earlier this year and an excellent wood craftsman. He does magnificent woodworking and woodturning, and takes custom requests.
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This Saturday, 12/12/09, we are participating at a Holiday Craft Fair, located at Our Lady of the Cedars Church, on the corner of Calef Road and Mitchell Street in Manchester, NH from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

This event is sponsored by the Manchester Policemen’s Wives Scholarship Board. 100% of all funds raised from rentals, raffles and food sales will be utilized for post High School education scholarships for the sons and daughters of Manchester, NH Police Officers.

This is a great way for us to end our best year ever and we hope to have a great turn-out for this venue.
…I hope to see you there 🙂

There have been so many other things to talk about I haven’t provided an update on the progress of  Summer & August in a while.

Lisa, of, Editor-in-Chief and dear friend, has completed her review and edits, and as usual has provided valuable recommendations and insight. I am in process of implementing her recommendations. When this stage is complete we will have a Final Manuscript. But, my final-final process of ensuring satisfaction with the manuscript is narrating the Audio Book.

As I listen to the story I sometimes (always) make changes in every Chapter! (more like every page) It’s a nice final check for me. I will most likely record a chapter four or five days per week.  And subsequently make any changes in the Manuscript. That will put us into early February for being ready for publication. Making print and CD copies of Summer & August on schedule for May 2010 release.